Having a grandmother who has lived an incredible life has many perks - one being lived history talked about over a glass of wine!
Georgia recounts the experience of finding the relationship between gender and respect changing upon leaving home, and why she believes that the Civil service is a shining beacon leading the way for equal gender representation.
Our creative frontend Gov.UK developer, baker and keen photographer Vanita tells us about the inspirational women in her life, her work at the public-Government interface, and what she learned about gender career stereotypes from an all-girls school.
Kim comes from a military family and 2018 was an incredibly special year for them. Not only did it mark the centenary of some women getting the vote, it was also the centenary of the RAF, the year that the Army opened up all of their roles to women, and most importantly 2018 was the year Kim's daughter was born.
Sophie introduces us to her grandmother and her fascinating story of life after moving to the UK from Germany, including having to carry an alien's certificate and relinquishing her nationality.
Emma shares this incredibly moving account of discovering that the unusual symptoms she was exhibiting were due to the fact she carried XY chromosomes, those associated with being male. Read about Emma's story of courage, education and acceptance.
Read about the entrepreneurial and military women in Sarah's family, and who dropped tea on a famous pilot!
Sheila has collected a lot of titles over her life and is looking forward to possibly adding Dr to those titles, but more importantly to continue working under the title of Grandma.
Nikita is using her education and experience to help make the world a better, more equal place in her job as lead on faith and belief in the Civil Service.
Rebeckah was diagnosed with a neurological condition, through a departmental eye test, shortly after joining the Civil Service and had to undergo emergency brain surgery. Now adjusting to living with a lifelong medical condition, she is relishing the challenge of the Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship.